Executive Assistant Salary

An Executive Assistant earns an average salary of C$50,589 per year.

C$36,975 - C$66,484
(Median)
C$37K
C$51K
C$66K
MEDIAN: C$50,588
10%
50%
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C$14.52 - C$29.56
(Median)
C$15
C$20
C$30
MEDIAN: C$20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$23KC$46KC$69K
Salary
C$36,975 - C$66,484  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,011  
Profit Sharing
C$493.16 - C$5,607  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$10,271  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,683 - C$68,475  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 6,384
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$14.52 - C$29.56  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.00  
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$45.66  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,011  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$10,271  
Profit Sharing
C$493.16 - C$5,607  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$35,683 - C$68,475  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,065
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,501

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Executive Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Executive Assistant at Investors Financial?

Executive Assistant in Whitby:
"Great Position."
Pros: There is a lot a flexibility in my work. I am involved in many aspects of the office. I am privy to management issues and corporate initiatives before the general office. I am involved with the entire management team of our office on a regular basis. Involved in making some decisions due to my tenure and experience.
Cons: No much recognition, I feel I am underpaid and no raise in the last 6 years.

What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?

Executive Assistant in Ottawa:
"Work-Life Balance."
Pros: I like the flexibility that may job allows as well as how my company's values and complement many of my own.
Cons: It can be challenging to hold a position that requires the constant shifting of priorities.

Executive Assistant in Toronto:
"Do What You Do"
Pros: This job is perfect for growth. I am given a lot of responsibility and leeway. I have the opportunity to research new things and the experience is invaluable.
Cons: The job can be very boring, and the office isn't great. But it's great to have a job, and everyone has to start at the bottom.

Executive Assistant in Toronto:
Pros: I really enjoy my job everyday is different and it present many challenges that I love to solve. It is also a very rewarding place to work!
Cons: Work could become monotonous.

Executive Assistant in Calgary:
"The good and bad of it all"
Pros: Helping out, solving issues, booking calendars, investigating, gathering information, meeting clients, phone conversations with clients, preparing files, word, creating documents, administrating, flexibility.
Cons: Insurance summaries, Excel, deadlines, underwriting, stress.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries




National Average
C$51,000


Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Project Management
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Travel Administration
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Event Planning
up arrow 2%

Office Management
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Travel Planning
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Corporate Communications
up arrow 1%

Administration
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Scheduling
0%

Organizing
0%

National Average
C$51,000

Office Administration
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounting
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1355 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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